This is the second in a six-part series on how institutions—Constitution, Legislature, Executive, Judiciary, RBI and Concluding article—have worked since independence. This series will appear on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the run-up to 75th Independence Day on August 15. Read part 1 here
Despite several ups and downs, India's legislatures have functioned well over the last 75 years in the sense that they have done what they were designed to do: represent groups of people and make laws. However, it’s important to ask if they truly represent the will of the people or merely of the party in power.
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